#BadMoonRising Tales From the Annexe – 7 Stories From the Herbert West Series by Audrey Driscoll #horror #occult #shortstories

I’m on Teri Polen’s Bad Moon Rising event for today, holding forth on creepy matters.

Books and Such

Some readers aren’t quite prepared to jump into novel-length horror, but they can handle the torture scares in shorter spurts. Today’s featured book of short stories checks off that box. Read on to find out which chilling book has stuck with this author since the age of twelve. Welcome Audrey Driscoll!

Would you rather sleep in a coffin for one night or spend the night in a haunted house?

A nice new, padded coffin in a coffin showroom would be okay, as long as the lid was left open. If it had to be closed, or if the coffin had been previously occupied, I might just go for the haunted house. On the other hand, spending time in a closed coffin might be a useful experience for writing a horror story.

Has a movie or book scared you so much you couldn’t sleep? Which one?

Yes, terribly! When I was…

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  1. When I was still single and living with my folks I stayed up to watch Psycho (for the first time), and all of my Mum’s pots and pans from that days cooking having been neatly stacked for several hours decided to fall over, just as the film ended.

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      1. Fast forward 35 years and the Blair Witch film was ‘the film’ I’m sitting down stairs just about to go to bed when my son comes downstairs.
        ‘What’s that sound Dad?’ he asks in that way you use when you are trying to show you are not alarmed.
        ‘It’s rain drips off from the roof falling in that bucket,’

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